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Lewis was big for his tim
By Cal Thomas

THREE FAMOUS MEN died Nov. 22, 1963. The one getting the most attention, understandably, is John F. Kennedy. Less so the other two: Aldous Huxley, author of the futuristic novel “Brave New World,” and Clive Staples Lewis.

Of the three, it was Lewis who not only was the most influential of his time, but whose reach extends to these times and likely beyond. His many books continue to sell and the number of people whose lives have been changed by his writing expands each year.

On the 50th anniversary of his death, C.S. Lewis remains perhaps the 20th century’s

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 1:16 PM
 
The GOP needs those ‘glory days’
By Cal Thomas

“BYE BYE BIRDIE” is an old musical that survives in high school productions and in some people’s memory bank. It debuted on Broadway in 1960 and was made into a film in 1963. One of the songs from the show might serve as an inspiration, if not a theme, for Republicans in the winter of their discontent over President Obama and congressional Democrats: “Put on a Happy Face.”

A problem Republicans have had since the “glory days” of Ronald Reagan is that too many have forgotten how to be positive and affirming. Nobody likes to be around a sourpuss.

Polls indicate that a growing number of us are

Tuesday, November 05, 2013 11:57 AM
 
Many fed up with government
By Cal Thomas

A new Associated Press-GfK (AP-GfK) poll reveals some troubling statistics for members of both major political parties, if they can be troubled, given what looks to be their lack of concern for what they are doing to the country.

The poll finds fewer people approve of President Obama’s job performance (confirmed by a new Gallup Poll, which shows a 37% approval rating), but that Republicans score even worse at 5% approval. The AP-GfK poll “finds few people approve of the way the president is handling most major issues and most people say he’s not decisive, strong, honest, reasonable or inspiring.” It looks like hope has vanished. We can’t say we weren’t warned.

The poll also shows many people are fed up

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 2:57 PM
 
A GOP response to Obamacare
By Cal Thomas

IF REPUBLICANS were smart (I know, but stay with me) their focus during the Obamacare debate should have been less on blocking its implementation and more on a page they might have taken from the Democrat’s playbook, which is to rally the country to its side by use of sentimentality and the threat of impending doom. The good news for Republicans is that there’s still time.

It’s a sure bet Democrats are right now writing sob stories of tearful children barred from the Lincoln Memorial because of the government “shutdown.” The National Zoo in Washington inexplicably turned off its unmanned Panda Cam, which showed video of the newborn panda cub on the Internet. Boohoo.

A recent CBS News poll found that 54%

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:51 PM
 
Climate change ice-capped
By Cal Thomas

THERE IS A tradition in politics that is similar to one in the legal profession: When evidence supports your position, make your argument based on the evidence, but when it argues against your position, ignore the evidence and appeal to emotion.

The evidence is piling up that climate change, formerly known as global warming, is losing evidentiary support, despite recent preliminary findings by a group of “experts” from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that a Washington Post editorial

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 5:17 PM
 
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